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  Nov 21, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Undergraduate Academic Catalog

Fine Arts (B.F.A.)


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82 credits required. No minor is required.

This degree is designed for students who wish to be fully prepared professionals in the visual arts. The degree also prepares students who wish to continue into a graduate program. Students are required to declare one area of concentration from the following: ceramics, drawing and painting, graphic design, photography, printmaking or sculpture. Students are required to present their portfolios and artist statement upon completion of the core and foundation requirements and apply to the program in order to be admitted into the BFA program. Graduating students will be required to successfully complete BFA exhibition and BFA Oral review.

History of Art (12 cr)


Studio


(33 credits required – 24 credits in area of concentration. It is recommended that students study with more than one instructor in their area of concentration)

Special Courses


Topics must apply to the category to count (e.g., art history topics apply only to History of Art electives; Graphic Design studio courses only apply to Graphic Design Advanced Studio electives).

Courses that may be taken more than once for credit


The following advanced courses may be taken more than once for credit. All other 300-400 level art courses not listed below may be taken only once for credit unless approved by the instructor and the chair of the Art Department.

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